11. People tolerate a boss. They love and respect a leader.
The Pharisees were tolerated by the people. On their best days, that is.
Jesus was loved and respected. Servanthood will do that.
12. Bosses demand respect. Leaders earn it.
Respect doesn’t come with a position any more. If it ever did.
Jesus didn’t need to hold a position for people to respect him and want to follow him.
True leaders never do.
Want respect? Don’t demand it. Earn it.
Prove yourself worthy, by serving and leading people, not lording your authority over them.
Bosses can’t do that. Leaders can. Servants always will.
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